Author: Peter Woods

After working for 30 years in the public sector, community sector and for social enterprises Hexham based Peter Woods decided to set up Hexhamtv an online hyper local news channel based in Hexham, Northumberland. Hexhamtv carries news, interviews and events and can be found on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Peter is a graduate of the Common Purpose programme, has been awarded a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship and undertook a Digital City Fellowship at Teesside University. As well as setting up Hexhamtv Peter is also exploring how both augmented reality and virtual reality can be used in public places, for labelling products and for events.

Hyper local news with Hexham TV

Peter Woods

many local stories were going unreported in traditional media channels. I decided that by using video and social media these stories could be told in a new and engaging way.